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Michael Wood's Story of England

In this groundbreaking series, Michael Wood tells the story of one place – the village of Kibworth, Leicestershire – throughout the whole of English history. Located in the very heart of England, Kibworth has lived through the Black Death, the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution and was even bombed in World War II.


Season 1
Episode 4
Helped by today’s residents, Michael Wood uncovers the secret history of a Victorian...
Season 1
Episode 3
The story of Kibworth moves on to dramatic battles of conscience in the time of the...
Season 1
Episode 2
Follow the village of Kibworth as its people become entangled in the Civil War of Simon...
Season 1
Episode 1
Join historian Michael Wood to recover — with the help of the local people and the use of...


This groundbreaking series tells the story of a village throughout English history.